‘The View’: Joy Behar Walked Right Over Meghan McCain on Her First Day Back

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘The View’: Joy Behar Walked Right Over Meghan McCain on Her First Day Back

If you caught the February 10 episode of The View, you noticed a kind of throwback version of the long-running speak present. Instead of the standard solid of Monday co-hosts, viewers discovered each Meghan McCain and moderator Whoopi Goldberg out for the day.

With Ana Navarro and Tyra Banks changing them, Joy Behar moderated and Sunny Hostin spoke with out fear of confrontation from McCain’s finish of the desk. In brief, it was a refreshing change of tempo from the reveals followers have seen over the previous 12 months — and briefly felt just like the Barbara Walters days.

When McCain returned February 11 (joined by opinion author Bari Weiss), the present bought proper again its acquainted, tense methods. And it wasn’t lengthy earlier than McCain began a contemporary confrontation. But on this event, Behar had no time for her co-host’s interruptions.

Behar blew off McCain’s election takes and requested why McCain refused to learn a script

THE VIEW – Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Meghan McCain | Heidi Gutman/Walt Disney Television by way of Getty Images

Media critics and informal viewers love to explain The View as a liberal/left-leaning program. But on days you discover Weiss co-hosting, Whoopi out, McCain in, and the pro-life Hostin on the desk, the dialog takes a really conservative tone.

You definitely noticed that February 11, as Weiss and McCain did what they might to take photographs on the Bernie Sanders marketing campaign. For her half, Hostin mentioned she “didn’t love” any remaining candidates within the Democratic main area. (Hostin backed Kamala Harris earlier than she exited the race.)

But Behar wasn’t within the quibbling and mentioned she would vote for any Democratic nominee over Donald Trump. “I’d vote for Colonel Sanders,” she quipped. When McCain mentioned that’s not how a lot of the nation feels, Behar blew off the remark, saying she was talking her thoughts because the moderator on The View.

When McCain went to reply interrupt her once more, Behar appeared to discover a compromise: She’d have McCain learn the day by day Black History Month phase on the air. And she didn’t stop till McCain did as she requested.

Behar insisted McCain narrate the Black History Month phase

THE VIEW – Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin in 2019 | Lou Rocco/Walt Disney Television by way of Getty Images

Somewhere between starting to prepared the Black History Month script and McCain interrupting her, Behar determined she’d have McCain learn it. “Go ahead, read that,” she mentioned. “We don’t have time,” McCain responded. “Yes, we do — do it,” Behar answered.

“I’m not doing this in 30 seconds,” McCain replied (having wasted 10 seconds to that time). “Are you the stage manager?” Behar requested. Again, McCain stored stalling. “Do it,” Behar repeated. “DO IT.” “OK!” McCain lastly mentioned earlier than she learn the script. “There you go,” Behar mentioned as soon as she started.

As most of the present’s followers identified on Twitter, McCain may have learn the promo within the time she took saying there was “no time” to learn it. But that’s not how most mornings go at The View. When McCain is in her chair, it’s a confrontation each few segments.

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